Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women — and a blow to the Catholic Church.
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
Intimate images from Crimea's referendum on independence. Most of the world condemned the vote as illegitimate.
Life imitates art in Crimea, where nothing seems real anymore except the tears and the vodka.
The motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
The angry Russian pensioners of Simferopol would rather have the old Soviet dictatorship than European democracy.
In Indonesia and the Philippines, abortions take place underground. The social costs of these women's secrets can be crushing.
A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.
With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.
An Afghan drug counselor: The sixth in a series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will leave the country.